Literary Editing Workshop

22 & 23 Sep, 7pm – 10pm | The Select Centre | Ticketed*: $150 (regular); $120 (concession for students and senior citizens) | Get your tickets here

Featuring: Shelly Bryant

In this workshop, noted translator and writer Shelly Bryant will take participants through the process of developing a personal voice, narrative techniques and style. They will also gain a better understanding of the evolution the written work undergoes from submission to publication.

In addition, participants will receive valuable feedback and critique on their manuscripts, and be given the opportunity to finesse their works over two evenings.

Open to writers and translators with English manuscripts of their fiction writing and translation.

*Dinner is not provided.

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The Select Centre
Block 231 Bain Street
#04-01 Bras Basah Complex
Singapore 180231

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About Shelly Bryant

Shelly Bryant divides her year between Shanghai and Singapore, working as a poet, writer, and translator. She is the author of eight volumes of poetry (Alban Lake and Math Paper Press), a pair of travel guides for the cities of Suzhou and Shanghai (Urbanatomy), and a book on classical Chinese gardens (Hong Kong University Press). She has translated work from the Chinese for Penguin Books, Epigram Publishing, the National Library Board in Singapore, Giramondo Books, and Rinchen Books. Shelly's poetry has appeared in journals, magazines, and websites around the world, as well as in several art exhibitions. Her translation of Sheng Keyi's Northern Girls was long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2012, and her translation of You Jin's In Time, Out of Place was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize in 2016. You can visit her website at

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